Michigan

Half a million Michigan families could risk eviction by the end of the year without financial help from the federal government, housing advocates say. One in every five Michigan rental households has...
The Detroit ban on evictions ended Saturday night, Detroit tenants are worried more than ever. The state moratorium on residential evictions for nonpayment expired on July 16. The 36th District Court...
A state moratorium on residential evictions for nonpayment expired on July 16. The 36th District Court began its ban on March 13, before the statewide prohibition. The court estimates a backlog of...
Michigan’s COVID-19 Eviction Diversion and Rental Assistance Program is available in Berrien County through Emergency Shelter Services, said Mary LaSata Spiegel, the managing attorney with Legal Aid...
With Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s moratorium on evictions expiring July 16, Detroit’s Housing and Revitalization Department, in coordination with the State of Michigan, Southwest Counseling Solutions...
Detroit residents facing evictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic can now sign up to get free legal defense and rental assistance. With Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s moratorium on evictions...
The economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could dramatically raise the number of eviction cases filed in Michigan this year, and the courts, the governor's office, local advocacy groups,...
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order that temporarily bans evictions ends Wednesday at midnight. Since March, landlords have not been able to evict tenants who don’t pay their rent, but...
Several nonprofit organizations and law firms are offering an array of free legal services, from estate planning to business reopening guidance, for those in need. Ashley Lowe, chief executive...
Making sure the rent is paid amid the pandemic is something easier said than done for many people. Karen Tjapkes, Director of Litigation for Legal Aid of Western Michigan, discusses options available...

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